Explaining Biometrics

Read comprehensive descriptions and explanations of the latest biometric technology solutions including a glossary of biometric terms and definitions.

Access control and authentication systems and services fall into two categories: physical and logical. Most analysts combine the two categories…

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The growing global market for Civil ID on the path to digitization

Civil ID programs are identity management applications used by governments to verify a citizen and establish a link of trust,…

 

AI-Based Video Identification Shaping the Insurance Industry in 2021

By Sarah Amundsson, senior business developer at Shufti Pro. Onboarding legitimate customers are getting complicated with every passing day since…

 

Manual vs. Automated Identity Check: What’s Better and Why?

There are many challenges that any KYC method encounters; either it’s manual, automated, or combined. Dmitri Laush, CEO of omnichannel…

 

Creating smarter government IDs: The process, from creation and enrollment to issuance

This is a guest post by Joby Mathew, HID Global Director: Citizen Identity Solutions EMEA The adoption of HID Global’s…

 

Glossary of ID4D terms

BiometricUpdate.com has developed a fully cross-referenced glossary of ID4D terms concerning digital identification systems used to improve development outcomes. Below…

 

History of digital identification in the developing world

The idea of providing identification to support economic and social development evolved out of sustainable development communities, and has early…

 

History of Biometrics

Introduction The term “biometrics” is derived from the Greek words “bio” (life) and “metrics” (to measure). Automated biometric systems have…

 

Determining the best biometric reader for an application

This guest post was contributed by Anixter. Biometric physical access control is the most secure means for allowing access due…

 

The importance of two-factor authentication

This is a guest post by Yutaka Deguchi, general manager of mofiria Corporation. In recent years, the use of “two-factor…

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